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Tesco recalls 4 flavours of Tesco Finest Fruit Presse because of fermentation

Tesco is recalling four flavours of Tesco Finest Fruit Presse because fermentation has occurred in some of the bottles. This is causing spoilage of the products, and may also cause the bottles to explode.

Product details

Tesco Finest Sparkling Valencia Orange & Passion Fruit Presse
Pack size 750ml
Batch code All batches
Best before end: March 2020
Finest Sicilian Lemon & Mint Presse
Pack size 750ml
Batch code All batches
Best before end: March 2020
Finest Raspberry & Pomegranate Presse
Pack size 750ml
Batch code All batches
Best before end: March 2020
Finest Apple & Elderflower Presse
Pack size 750ml
Batch code All batches
Best before end: March 2020

Risk statement

Spoilage of the products. The products potentially present a risk to health because they have fermented and as a result pressure may have built up in the bottles which could cause them to explode.

Action taken by the company

Tesco is recalling the above products. Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products have been recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought them. Please see the attached notice.

Our advice to consumers

If you have bought the above products do not drink them. Instead, return them to the store from where it was bought for a full refund.

About product recalls and withdrawals

If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). The FSA issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a 'Food Alert for Action' is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

Ref: FSA-PRIN-34-2019